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The most common computer malfunctions and tips to deal with them

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The most common computer malfunctions and tips to deal with them
The most common computer malfunctions and tips to deal with them

There are various computer malfunctions that may be caused by a specific software or a problem in part of its external structure, which overlaps with each other to make the computer unusable. .

Computer repair tips

Follow these tips when solving any computer problem to get it fixed in an efficient way:

1- Write down the steps the individual took when fixing a specific problem; This is to avoid repetition of solutions and errors and to facilitate the consultation of specialists when unable to solve the problem.

2 - Record the alert message that appears on the computer screen and indicates a specific malfunction; This is to make the question or search for the required malfunction more clear.

3 - Ensure that all wires and terminals of the computer parts are connected; Because it may be responsible for its parts not being able to start working.

4 - Restart the computer because it will fix minor malfunctions.

5 - Seeking the help of groups specialized in fixing the malfunctions of a particular version of computers to ask about the problem before searching for it on the Internet, because it is a place that gathers specialists in these computers.

6 - Using the Internet to research the problem in an effective manner; By writing the alert message that appeared on the screen and adding as many details as possible to reach the appropriate solution.

Solutions to various computer problems

Computer malfunctions are divided into three main types; Software, equipment, or Internet malfunctions, and the following is a breakdown of these problems and their solutions:

Equipment malfunctions and solutions

1. The computer suddenly turns off

The cause of this malfunction is due to the high temperature of the computer, so it is recommended to install an external fan to cool the parts and protect them from overheating.

2. The motherboard version beeps in a certain way

A motherboard beeping with a certain number of beeps indicates a specific problem with it, so you should check your computer's operating manual to see what problem the beeps indicate.

3. Electricity does not reach the computer

The cause of this problem is due to the disconnection of the electricity from the house, or there is a problem with the computer cord, the battery or the power supply unit. In this case, each of these parts can be replaced in order, and then make sure that the problem is gone or remains, in order to save cost; The power supply is more expensive compared to the wires and the battery.

4. The inability of a part of the computer to work

Your keyboard, monitor, or printer may stop working, and you can verify its validity by connecting it to another USB port or another computer to find out the source of the problem.

5. The need to renew the drivers (Driver)

Parts drivers need to be automatically renewed and cloned to fix their faults, and these drivers can be found on the manufacturer's websites.

6. Go back to using older drivers

Some computers renew drivers automatically, and this may cause malfunctions, and the old program can be restored by going to the Device Manager and pressing the right mouse button over the required part and going to the Driver tab.

7. Need to erase and re-copy the driver

The previous two solutions may not fix a driver problem for a particular part, so one may need to erase the driver from the computer and reconnect the part again to start the computer copying the driver from the beginning.

8. Software shutdown suddenly

This problem indicates a memory malfunction, so you should test it and make sure it is free of malfunctions.

9. Hard disk problem

Modern hard disks contain a technology to communicate information about its health and condition to the computer operating system, which is called (SMART), so it is recommended to use software capable of reading this information to ensure that the hard disk is free of problems.

10. Screen problem

The cause of the screen problem may be due to the screen itself or a problem with its connection wire or its graphic card, so you should make sure that every part of it is valid to replace the damaged one.

Software problems and solutions

There are many software solutions that help solve software problems, and they are as follows:

1. System Restore

The operating system contains a technology that saves the system in its latest version before making modifications in programs, which is called the process of system restore, and this method can be used to return to a fault-free system without affecting personal files.

2. Use Safe Mode

Safe mode is used to perform repairs and software erasure on the basic simplified version of the operating system, which makes it easy to fix crashes when the system is not able to boot in its normal state, and it can be accessed by pressing the (F8) key while starting the computer and selecting the safe mode then.

3. Scan with anti-virus software

A lot of intrusive software enters computers that affect the work of its programs and parts, its presence may cause unjustified slowness when using it or it suddenly turns off, so anti-virus software should be used to know its presence and get rid of it.

4. The presence of software running in the background of the system

Some unnecessary programs cause slow computers due to occupying a large amount of random reading memory (RAM), and taking time from the processor (CPU), so they should be forcefully turned off, by pressing the right mouse button above the taskbar and choosing the task manager option ( Task Manager), go to the Processes and Services tab, and search for tasks on the Internet to find out unnecessary processes and turn them off.

5. Renew drivers for computer services

Refreshing drivers fixes a lot of crashes affecting a particular software, and you should pay attention to the plug-in programs that might be interfering with the software's operations, and they should be eliminated and erased.

6. Erase temporary files

Many programs store temporary files on the computer, and the function of these files breaks down over time, so you should use specialized software to get rid of them.

7. Impact of security software on other software

Some security software contributes to interrupting the functionality of other programs on the computer, so it is recommended to temporarily disable them when running affected programs.


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